The Blue Mountain Lodge, Alajuela
The property has a strategic location near the town of La Garita and is located at only 5 miles from Costa Rica's International Airport, Juan Santamaría. La Garita is also known as the Kingdom of the Luxury Villas in Costa Rica and has been rated by the National Geographic Society as having the best weather of the world. This is a sector of rapid increasing value due to the fact that the highway to the Pacific Coast is located at minutes’ distance from the property, making this location a favorite one. A drive to the Pacific Ocean takes only one hour.
The total estate consists of the house surrounded by landscaped gardens set in a large parkland of over 46.1 hectares, or 461,636.9 m2 or 114 acres. The property is flat to slightly undulating, fenced on all sides and with 3 small rivers, as well as a lake of 15.000 m2 (3,7 acres). It contains a beautiful forest with hundreds of tropical trees, fruit trees and vegetation.
The property can be partitioned for development into individual lots and individual houses can be built. It offers incredible opportunities for future expansion for a family compound or for a subdivision for development of luxury homes. A wise investor can triple the investment by adequately developing the land and addressing the development to an exclusive target market overseas. The property is ideal for a luxury gated community, with country club, events center and golf course, a five star boutique hotel, a retirement community, a wellness community, a holistic health center, a corporate retreat community, a private luxury estate for a family looking for maximum privacy and tranquility.
This will be an excellent business opportunity for a buyer who wishes to develop this unique property as a sharp rise of prices of real estate is taking place in this area of Costa Rica.
Due to its climatic favorable location at 2,100 ft. (700 meters) above sea level the daily average temperature lies between 20ºC (70ºF) and 28ºC (85ºF). There is always a light breeze, and neither heating nor air-conditioning are needed.
Good road connections make it possible to reach the capital city of San Jose in 45 minutes or less, depending on traffic. The drive to the international airport is merely 20 minutes. It takes only 30-40 minutes to get to Alajuela or Escazu where there are international shopping malls.
Costa Rica’s pristine beaches, beautiful nature and thriving local economy have driven many people to call Costa Rica their second home. The country has thrived in recent years and owning a home in Costa Rica is an affordable luxury. More than 20,000 U.S. expatriates already live in Costa Rica. The wide range of scenic landscapes and microclimates make Costa Rica a dream for people looking for a vacation home. Covering 51,000 scenic square kilometers, Costa Rica is a safe place to call home. There is a low incidence of violent crime. Outside the capital city thereisn’t much crime of any kind. It is a country with amazing people, a high standard of living, and an exciting blend of local and foreign cultures.